Financial Sector

  • Change India: How can we liberalise India's insular financial sector? March 23, 2014

    In the 12th edition of the 'Change India: An agenda for the next PM' series, ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to liberalise India's insular financial sector. ...
  • Budget 2013: 'Invest in pharma, financial, IT sector' February 25, 2013

    While most people in the market are bullish in the run up to the Union Budget, Dipan Mehta, member of BSE & NSE doesn't see the Budget having any large impact on the equity market. The domestic and global cues, according to Mehta, will at best have a short-term effect...
  • India, US to discuss surge in capital flows June 25, 2011

    New Delhi: India and the US will discuss issues like capital flows to developing nations, and financial sector reforms at the three-day meeting in Washington beginning on Monday. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who will leave for the US on Monday morning, will hold meetings with several...
  • Women in finance feel overlooked, underpaid June 8, 2010

    Sydney: Most women working in the financial sector feel overlooked, underpaid and under-represented at executive level -- even if they have chosen not to have children for their career, according to an Australian survey. The survey of 817 male and women finance industry professionals, by the Financial Services Institute...
  • IIM Placements: Many recruiters give campus a miss March 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Placement season at the Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Bangalore IIMs - extended for the first time in their history- has come to an end. But the blues aren't over. Salaries have fallen - the worst hit being IIM Ahmedabad. Average salaries here fell 30 per cent to around...
  • Indian financial sector lures foreigners June 18, 2007

    Mumbai/Hong Kong: Global financial firms in fast-growing but restrictive India are making small investments and growing organically in the hope of some bigger action when foreign ownership limits are reviewed in 2009. From banks and brokers to insurers, fund managers and exchange operators, foreign firms want some of the business...
  • 'Imbalance in financial sectors a risk' June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Reserve Bank Governor Y V Reddy on Monday said that imbalance in the growth of financial sector and real economic sectors could lead to bubbles and possibly increase risk in the economy. "Without the real sector development in terms of physical infrastructure and improvement in supply elasticities, the financial...
  • Jobs and more jobs in 2007 December 12, 2006

    New Delhi: It continues to rain jobs in India. But, wait a bit. Retail trade is not where the employers are going bullish as they gear up to join the retail bandwagon. It's the mining and construction sectors, which are going to witness maximum hiring activities in the New Year....
  • Reform financial sector, says PM October 6, 2006

    Mumbai: The Government will build a political consensus on financial sector reforms which are necessary for better debt market, said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday. "We need to reform financial sector further if we are to have a larger debt market. We need to promote the widely held pension fund...
  • It's gonna rain jobs this Oct-Dec September 13, 2006

    Mumbai: The outlook for the job market is 'extremely buoyant' in the quarter to December 2006, especially in financial and real estate sectors, a survey by global staffing firm Manpower Inc showed on Tuesday. Of the 4,732 employers surveyed in India, 45 per cent expected their headcount to increase while only...